Thermal-stable polymerases: info

Michael Coady coady at ERE.UMontreal.CA
Thu Jun 17 07:59:28 EST 1993


In article <nash.183.0 at biologysx.lan.nrc.ca> nash at biologysx.lan.nrc.ca (John Nash) writes:
>
>I thought that Pfu was Deep Vent (or am I wrong)?
>

	This time you're wrong, John :-).  According to the Stratagene
catalogue, Vent polymerase is derived from Thermococcus litoralis while
Pfu is from Pyrococcus furiosus.  Both do seem to have similar polymerase,
proofreading and thermostability characteristics, though.

Mike Coady
COADY at ERE.UMONTREAL.CA



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